Global EHS Regulatory Compliance Management


Robust EHS compliance made easy

Key Nimonik Deliverables

  1. 1Meet ISO 14001, 50001 or 45001 requirements for Legal Register / Compliance Obligations / Law List management
  2. 2Up-to-date database of EHS laws, regulations, codes, statutes and standards
  3. 3EHS Audit protocols to audit your facilities

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A Robust EHS Compliance Program

EHS leaders leverage EHS Management Systems to reduce risk, demonstrate ISO certification, and ensure a strong reputation.

An effective EHS Management System requires a rigorous compliance program that tracks your legal requirements and helps you demonstrate compliance.

Read here about what makes a compliance program robust

Nimonik identifies applicable documents and keeps you up-to-date with new and changing requirements.

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Four Steps to Compliance

Nimonik’s EHS Experts help hundreds of global organizations improve their EHS compliance program.

Built on experience, our Four Step Plan will ensure you are ready for your next management system audit.

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Step 1: Choose your industry and EHS topics

Using Nimonik’s organized database of over 100,000 regulatory documents and industry standards, we work with you to map your operations to

  • jurisdictions;
  • industries;
  • document types; and
  • EHS Topics (check the complete list of EHS Topics here).

    We then provide you with an up-to-date online list of documents, laws, and standards applicable to your operations.

    If you have already conducted this analysis internally or with consultants, we can perform a gap analysis of your existing list of applicable documents.

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Step 2: Identify requirements applicable your operations

Once the key documents are identified and agreed upon, we can then identify the requirements within the regulatory documents that are applicable to your organization.

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Step 3: Conduct Internal EHS Audits against your requirements

Based on the requirements identified in Step 2 we provide you with comprehensive checklists to audit your organization against the requirements. This is done by filtering auditable requirements by our EHS Topics, Equipment and Jurisdiction and generating an Audit Protocol for use on the web and mobile devices.

We help you define an Internal Audit Program that ensures compliance with government requirements and industry standards of your choice.

You can conduct audits on the web platform or with a dynamic mobile app that works without an internet connection. You can schedule audits ahead of time, prepare pre-audit material, track audit progress, and generate audit reports at the click of a button. Read more about auditing tools here.

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Step 4: Review assigned tasks when requirements change

Nimonik's experienced EHS experts monitor government and industry publications every day.

You receive easy to understand emails and alerts when relevant legislation changes or a new one is introduced. The appropriate people receive ‘Tasks’ to review the changes. As you complete your Tasks you build a record of your compliance efforts that can be used during an audit or a management review.

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The Nimonik Edge

  • Access and review requirements with a click of a button

  • Organize legal information efficiently: by jurisdiction, type of document, business activity, equipment, or industry

  • Receive Tasks to review changes shortly after government publication

  • Automatically assign Tasks to responsible people with due dates

  • Make notes for every regulation to maintain a complete paper trail of your compliance efforts

  • Understand regulations with simple summaries provided by our expert analysts

  • Access the source material of regulations at all times

  • Audit your operations with smart audit protocols and mobile tools

  • Receive training and support from Nimonik’s experienced regulatory analysts

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Manage legal compliance at the most granular level with Clause Level Compliance Obligations

Take compliance to the next level with Nimonik's premium compliance management-Clause Level Compliance Obligations

Join the world's EHS leaders by analyzing and tracking compliance at the most granular level.

  • Analyze individual clauses in legislation, in plain language
  • Assign responsibility on a clause by clause basis
  • Receive updates for individual clauses

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Up-to-date Audit Protocols

Verify compliance with regulations at the most granular level

Audit for EHS compliance across your global locations with Nimonik’s comprehensive Audit Protocols that cover regulations at the most granular level, complete with legal references and requirements in plain language. Each audit question contains:

An EHS Topic
An easy to understand question
Legal References and Links
Contextual information to help you audit

Nimonik provides Audit Protocols for over 80 countries covering more than 200 jurisdictions. The audit protocols are seamlessly integrated with Nimonik’s user friendly mobile auditing app that allows document attachments, photos and notes dictation. It is the most efficient way of ensuring compliance.

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Connect your own Audit

Connect your existing audit protocols with Nimonik system to link them to regulatory sources and keep them up-to-date when items change.

You have all of the same benefits as using our Audit protocols, but you can use your own customized content that you built for your operations.

Data Security is a top priority at Nimonik.

Nimonik uses encrypted communication, strong password systems and regularly tests our systems for Penetration tests and other security measures. Our systems are used by numerous Fortune 500 companies, who rely on us to keep their data safe and secure. Nimonik is moving towards ISO 27001 in 2018.
Download our IT Security PDF Details

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EHS Legal Compliance Audit Protocols

 

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Nimonik offers over 150 environmental, health and safety legal compliance audit protocols for over 150 jurisdictions worldwide. These audit templates are up-to-date and will help ensure your operations comply with applicable codes, laws, statutes, and regulations. All audit questions come with complete legal references and plain language requirements.

“Smart” audit questions automatically filter applicability of other questions. The combination of the easy-to-use technology, photos, audio and document attachments, frequent updates of audit protocols and the advanced reporting tools distinguish Nimonik Audit Protocols from other software solutions or Excel- and Word-based audits.

UNITED STATES 

United States – General Industry

Basic Environmental

Basic OHS

United States – Sector Specific Templates

  • CALO (OSHA Auditing: California Occupational Health and Safety Audit Guide)
  • COA – (OSHA Auditing: Federal – Construction)
  • EACF (Environmental Auditing: Integrated Federal and California Compliance Guide)
  • EACFSB (Environmental Auditing: Federal Air Quality Management in Santa Barbara California)
  • EAFCT (Environmental Auditing: Federal Air Quality MACT for Coating Industry Operations)
  • EAFHWC (Environmental Auditing: Federal Air Quality MACT for Hazardous Waste Combustors)
  • EAFIC (Environmental Auditing: Federal Air Quality MACT for Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing)
  • EAFMP (Environmental Auditing: Federal Air Quality MACT for Mineral Processing Industry)
  • EAFOG (Environmental Auditing: Federal Air Quality MACT Standards for Upstream Oil & Natural Gas Processing)
  • EAFOC (Environmental Auditing: Federal Air Quality MACT for Organic Chemical Manufacturing)
  • EAFPST (Environmental Auditing: Federal Air Quality MACT for Pesticide Active Ingredient Production)
  • EAFRD (Environmental Auditing: Federal Air Quality MACT for Site Remediation)
  • FIFRA-Environmental Auditing
  • FIRE – Firecodes
  • GHGSC – Green House Gas Auditing of Supply Chains
  • GHGUSAO – US Federal Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Audit Protocol
  • LAS-Laser Safety
  • MCA – (DOT Hazardous Materials Transportation and Motor Carrier Safety: Federal)
  • OILGAS – Onshore&Offshore Upstream Oil&Gas: Federal
  • PSA – (Pipeline Safety Auditing: Federal)

CANADA

Canada Federal Environmental & OHS Audit Template

Canada OHS For Federal Workers Audit Template (based on Part II of the federal labour code)

  • Ontario Fire Code Audit Template
  • Municipal Audit Templates:
    • Calgary
    • City of Toronto
    • Edmonton
    • Fredericton
    • Greater Vancouver Regional District
    • Halifax/Dartmouth
    • Montreal, Ottawa, Peel, Regina, Sarnia, St. John, St. John’s, Victoria, Windsor, Winnipeg

Canada Sector Specific Templates

 

INTERNATIONAL AUDIT PROTOCOLS

Nimonik is thrilled to offer audit protocols for environment, health and safety for over 80 countries around the world.  Contact us to discuss in more detail.

Americas:

  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Columbia
  • Mexico
  • Peru
  • St. Kitts and Nevis
  • Venezuela

Europe (Including EU regulations):

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • United Kingdom
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Slovakia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Ukraine

Middle East & Africa:

  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Kenya
  • Kuwait
  • Morocco
  • Saudi Arabia
  • South Africa
  • Turkey

Asia Pacific:

  • Australia : Queensland, Western Australia, Federal
  • China : Federal, Beijing, Chendu – Sichuan, Qingdao -Shandong, Shanghai, Shenzen, Zhuhai – Guangdong, Tianjin, Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, Zhuhai
  • Guam
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Malaysia
  • New Zealand
  • Philippines
  • South Korea
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam

The Business Case for Great EHS Compliance Software

Solutions like Excel, in-house software, or poorly integrated EHS software leave gaps for non-compliance. Only a vertically integrated compliance tool can help you achieve seamless compliance.

Nimonik strives to build well-integrated software and regulatory content to help you achieve EHS and Quality compliance as efficiently as possible.

Integrated solution for EHS compliance

 

 

Solution

Advantages Disadvantages
Paper, Excel and Word with occasional consultants
  • Low initial cost
  • Familiarity with tools
Does not ensure comprehensive coverage
Become out of date with staff turnover
Difficult to generate reports
In-house software Customized to your needs Expensive to build
Costly to maintain
Require substantial IT resources
Either in-house software with externally purchased content; e.g, ENHESA
or
In-house regulatory content with externally purchased software; e.g., Intelex & ENHESA
Centralized EHS data • High cost and poor user interface due to incomplete integration of software and content
• Challenges in training
• Additional effort to manage multiple vendors
Vertically integrated solution; in-house software that integrates with the in-house regulatory content
e.g., Nimonik
One stop shop for EHS compliance with carefully designed features to help ensure compliance. Dedicated system that your team needs to use.

 

 

Our software integrates regulatory content that is tailored to your operations. Our team of solution experts work with our clients to build a robust business case for EHS compliance.

Contact us today at info@nimonik.com to start building your compliance solution.

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